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Agricultural and Applied Economics, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


Agricultural and Applied Economics is home to several programs and research centers where students can seek on-campus work experience.

  • Agricultural Electronic Bulletin Board, a web-based clearinghouse for information related to farming and production agriculture
  • Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems, a spatial economics and information research and education center
  • Commercial Agriculture Program, a multi-disciplinary approach to researching issues and incorporating innovation into production agriculture
  • Contracting and Organizations Research Institute, dedicated to enabling and encouraging interdisciplinary empirical research on contracting and organizational structure
  • Food Equation Institute, a research center with a focus on biotechnology and other agricultural and technologies relating to food production, distribution and consumption
  • Economics and Management of Agrobiotechnology Center, a research institute with a focus on applications of biotechnology on agriculture and food production and distribution
  • Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, a Congressionally-enacted center whose mission is to provide objective analysis of food, agricultural, nutritional and environmental issues
  • McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, promotes research, teaching, and outreach on the nature, causes, and consequences of entrepreneurship.
  • Missouri Institute of Cooperatives, coordinates information and leadership training for cooperatives serving Missouri


Officially accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of Missouri  is a very large coeducational higher education institution. University of Missouri offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. 

Programme Structure

Sample plan of study
  • 9 hours designated as the MS focus area core
  • 6 hours of  Masters Thesis Research
  • 15 hours of Agricultural and Applied Economics courses and/or electives

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

    Academic Requirements

    The Department’s Graduate Studies Committee and Focus Area faculty oversee the admissions process. Admission into the MS program is determined by an assessment of program prerequisites and application materials. Domestic and international students are equally welcome to apply.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      27090 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 27090 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      27090 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 27090 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • In-State

      11252 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 11252 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Columbia

    • 800 - 1300 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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